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Hyman I. Feldman records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1887

Scope and Contents

This collection documents the work of architect and Yale School of Architecture graduate Hyman I. Feldman. It includes student work, photographs, writings, awards, and scrapbooks pertaining to his life and work, and ledgers, photographs, correspondence, and specifications documenting many of his architectural projects, especially his work at Yeshiva University.

Dates

  • Circa 1900-1981

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The materials are a gift of Naomi Fatouros, 2006.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged in two series: I. Biographical, circa 1900-1986. II. Project Records, circa 1921-1981.

Extent

9 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1887

Overview

This collection documents the work of architect and Yale School of Architecture graduate Hyman I. Feldman. It includes student work, photographs, writings, awards, and scrapbooks pertaining to his life and work, and ledgers, photographs, correspondence, and specifications documenting many of his architectural projects, especially his work at Yeshiva University.

Biographical / Historical

Hyman Isaac Feldman was born in Szczerzec, now Ukraine, in 1897 and emigrated with his family to New York when he was four years old. He attended City College and Cornell University, where he studied landscape architecture. He enrolled at Yale University, left to join the Army, and returned after World War I to complete his degree in architecture in 1919. In 1921 he established an architectural practice in New York, and designed over 2,500 developer-built apartment buildings in the metropolitan area. He also designed buildings for the New York City Housing Authority and the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York. He endowed the H. I. Feldman Scholarship in Architecture at Yale, and received honorary degrees in architecture from City College and Columbia University. Feldman died in New York at the age of 84 on January 26, 1981.
Title
Guide to the Hyman I. Feldman Records
Author
compiled by Christine Connolly
Date
June 2008
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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